VDE - Virtual Distributed Ethernet

virtual network framework

About VDE

What VDE is

VDE is an ethernet compliant virtual network that can be spawned over a set of physical computer over the Internet. VDE is part of virtualsquare project.

What VDE is not

If you are looking for the German association named "VDE VERBAND DER ELEKTROTECHNIK ELEKTRONIK INFORMATIONSTECHNIK e.V." (VDE - the Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies) the correct URL is www.vde.com. The Virtual Distributed Ethernet Project and the German VDE association are not related in any way.

 

Get VDE

Stable release

You can download latest stable release from project page at sourceforge.

Work in progress: checkout svn version

If you want to test latest fixes/improvements or try newest features checkout svn version:

  $ svn co https://vde.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/vde/trunk/vde-2 vde_svn
  $ cd vde_svn
  $ autoreconf -fi
  $ ./configure --enable-experimental
  $ make
  $ sudo make install
 

Documentation

 

Communication